CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46) - Brookeshire Boulevard at Interstate 85 is shut down due to downed power lines and traffic lights in the roadway.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, an SUV hit a pole, which caused the lines to come down.
NCDOT officials are not letting any cars through onto the interstate.
According to police, the I-85 ramps in both directions from Brookshire Blvd. will be closed for the remainder of the day.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area.